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How to get Disney Plus on Sky Q

Disney Plus is available to watch in the UK. If you want to know whether you can get it on Sky Q, the answer is yes − and it’s also coming to Now TV later in 2020. But read on for how to get Disney Plus on Sky Q − the process is pretty simple.

How to get Disney Plus on Sky Q

By now your main Sky Q box (1TB or 2TB) should have automatically refreshed itself.

All you need to do is head straight to the App section − the Disney Plus app should be there, ready and waiting to be opened with no prompts needed. Once you launch the app, you can sign in with your Disney Plus username and password and start browsing content.

Today, the experience is a little different from what you get with Netflix, where you get content surfaced in the On Demand section and in Search results. And Netflix is billed directly through Sky, which means you get one single bill. At the moment, the only way to watch Disney Plus on Sky Q is to buy a Disney Plus subscription separately and log in with those details, manually launching the app when you want to stream.

However, if you can wait a month or so, you’ll be able to buy Disney Plus directly through Sky by the end of April. If you that do this, you’ll get a single bill, and will see Disney Plus recommendations side-by-side with Sky recommendations in the TV guide. You’ll also be able to launch the app using the voice command, “Open Disney Plus”.

The full integration will only work for people that buy Disney Plus through Sky, so those who have bought a subscription already will need to cancel first and resubscribe through Sky.

For those with Sky Q Mini boxes in other rooms, it may take a little patience for the boxes to refresh and the app to surface.

As Sky doesn’t support HDR, Disney Plus is only available in HD, with UHD content arriving in summer 2020. That means you won’t be able to benefit from 4K yet, while HDR10 or Dolby Vision aren’t currently supported by the Sky Q platform.

Related: How to get Disney Plus on a smart TV

Disney Plus is expected to come to Now TV later in 2020, but no specific date has been confirmed.

Disney agreed a multi-year agreement with Sky earlier in March, making Disney Plus available for purchase to all Sky Q customers.

Disney Plus is the latest video streaming service, rivalling the likes of Netflix and Prime Video. It’s home to Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar, 20th Century and Disney content, and is the only place to watch The Mandalorian and Marvel’s Falcon and the Winter Soldier.

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